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On the part and behalf of the State of Delaware.—Thomas McKean (February 12, 1779), John Dickinson (May 5, 1779), Nicholas Van Dyke.

On the part and behalf of the State of Maryland.—John Hanson (March 1, 1781), Daniel Carroll (March 1, 1781).

On the part and behalf of the State of Virginia.—Richard Henry Lee, John Banister, Thomas Adams, Jno. Harvie, Francis Lightfoot Lee.

On the part and behalf of the State of North Carolina.—John Penn (July 21, 1778), Corns. Harnett, John Williams.

On the part and behalf of the State of South Carolina.--Henry Laurens, William Henry Drayton, Jno. Mathews, Richard Hutson, Thos. Heyward, Jr.

On the part and behalf of the State of Georgia.--Jno. Walton (July 24, 1778), Edwd. Telfair, Edward Langworthy.

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CONSTITUTION

OF THE

UNITED STATES,

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

ARTICLE I. Section 1. Legislative power; in whom

vested. 2. House of Representatives, how

and by whom chosen.-Qualifications of Representatives.Representatives and direct taxes, how apportioned.-Enumeration.-Vacancies to be filled.-Power of choosing of

ficers, and of impeachment. 3. Senators, how and by whom

chosen.-How classified.-State Executive, when to make temporary appointments, etc. Qualifications of a Senator.President of the Senate, his right to vote.-President pro tem. and other officers of the Senate, how chosen.-Power to try impeachments. When President is tried, Chief Jus

tice to preside.-Sentence. 4. Times, etc., of holding elections,

how prescribed.-One session

in each year. 5. Membership.

Quorum. - Adjournments.-Rules.-Power to punish expel.—Journal.Time of adjournments, how

or

Section
9. Provision as to migration or im-

portation of certain persons.-
Habeas corpus.--Bills of at-
tainder, etc.--Taxes, how appor.
tioned.-No export duty.--No
commercial preferences.-Mon-
ey, how drawn from treasury,
etc.-No titular nobility.-01-
ficers not to receive presents,

etc. 10. States prohibited from the exer

cise of certain powers.

ARTICLE II.

Ilmited, etc. 6. Compensation. Privileges.-Dis

qualification in certain cases. 7. House to originate all revenue

bills.-Veto.-Bill may be passed by two-thirds of each house, notwithstanding, etc.Bill not returned in ten days to become a law.-Provision as to all orders, concurrent res

olutions, etc. 8. Powers of Congress.

1. President.--His term of office.

Electors of President; number and how appointed.-Elector to vote on same day.-Qualifcation of President.-On whom his duties devolve in case of his removal, death, etc.-President's compensation.-His oath

of office, 2. President to be Commander-in

Chief. He may require opinion of cabinet officers, etc.-May pardon.-Treaty-making power. -Nomination of certain offioers. When President may

All vacancies. 3. President shall communicate to

Congress.--He may convene and adjourn Congress, in caso of disagreement; shall receive ambassadors, execute laws and

commission officers. 4. All civil offices forfeited for cer

tain crimes.

ARTICLE III.

1. Judicial power.-Tenure.-Com

pensation,

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